The Highland Belles wrapped up their successful 2016-2017 season competing in the Contest of Champions National Drill Team Competition in Orlando, Florida on March 4th. The Belles excelled in several dance categories going up against other outstanding teams from around the nation.
In the Extra-Large Team Category the Belles received the following awards:
6th place Pom of 38 entries
7th place Kick of 34 entries
7th place Military of 10 entries
12th place Jazz of 58 entries
The Belles are led by Director Shannon Phillips and Assistant Director Emily Sanchez. Ms. Phillips said, “This talented team exceeded my expectations in the ways they performed and how they represented our community on this national stage. It was a fantastic way to conclude an outstanding year for our program.”
Photo: Elizabeth Magee and Tammy Duclow